Searchable Database

Chronological List of Works

Compiled by David Stevens
Last Revised 7/15/19

*Published by Wise Music Classical (formerly AMP), unless otherwise noted

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      0. Juvenilia (references to the following works are taken from Gunther's Autobiography followed by the page number) 

  • Untitled piece for violin, piano, glockenspiel, and flute (p.37)
  • “dozens of choral anthems, offertories, ‘Te Deums’, and the like (p.51)
  • One-movement piece for string quartet (p.58) [Debut as composer]
  • Chanson triste for horn and orchestra (p.68)
  • Variations and Fugue on a Czech Folksong (p.68)
  • Night in the Pines (p.68-9)
  • Two movements of a symphony (p.69)
  • Homages to Delius and Ravel (p.88) [Later becoming Trois Hommages with Milhaud tribute]
1. Nocturne (1942)
for horn and piano
Published by AMP, Margun Music
Available for sale by G. Schirmer
 
2. Romantic Sonata (1943, Rev. 1983)
for clarinet, horn, and piano
Published by Shawnee Press, Margun Music
Available for sale by JW Pepper

3. Concerto No. 1 for Horn and Orchestra (1944)
Published by AMP, Margun Music
 
4. Six Early Songs (1944)
for soprano and orchestra
Published by AMP, Margun Music
Available for hire by G. Schirmer

5. Concerto for Cello and Orchestra (1945)
Published by AMP, Margun Music
 
6. Vertige d’Eros (1945)
for large orchestra
Published by AMP, Margun Music
Available for hire by G. Schirmer

7. Trois Hommages (1942-6)
for horn and piano
Published by Shawnee Press
Available for sale by JW Pepper

8. Fantasia Concertante (1946)
for three oboes and piano
Available for sale by G. Schirmer
 
       9. Quartet for Double Basses (1947)
       Published by AMP, Bèrben
       Available for sale by Bèrben 

       10. Symphonic Study (1947)
       for orchestra
       Available for hire by G. Schirmer
 
11. Jumpin’ in the Future (1947)
for jazz band
Published by AMP, Margun Music

12. Trio (1948)
for oboe, horn, and viola
Available for sale by Hal Leonard (and others)

13. Perpetuum Mobile (1948)
for 4 open horns and bassoon (or tuba) or for 4 muted horns and bassoon
Unavailable

14. Duo Sonata (1949)
for clarinet and bass clarinet
Available for sale by Hal Leonard (and others)

15. Symphony for Brass and Percussion, Op. 16 (1950)
Published by AMP, Malcolm Music

Available for hire by G. Schirmer

16. Dramatic Overture (1951)
 
17. Fantasy for Violoncello Solo, Op.19 (1951)
Published and available for sale by Edition Peters

18. Le Petite Suite (1952)
Searching for more info

19. Adagio (1953)
for flute and string trio
Published by Margun Music
Searching for more info

20. Recitative and Rondo (1954)
for solo violin and orchestra or for violin and piano
Available for hire by G. Schirmer

21. Twelve by Eleven (1955)
for large chamber jazz ensemble
Published by MJQ Music
Available for sale by Hal Leonard

22. Transformation (1956)
for large chamber ensemble
Published by AMP, Margun Music
Available for hire by G. Schirmer

23. Little Fantasy (1957)
for orchestra
Published by AMP, Margun Music
Available for hire by G. Schirmer

25. Symbiosis (Music for Violin, Piano and Percussion) (1957)
for violin, piano, percussion, and dancer
Available for sale by Hal Leonard (and others)

26. Contours (1958)
for small orchestra
Published and available for sale by Schott

27. Sonata for Oboe and Piano (1958)
Published and available for sale by Edition Peters

28. Suite for Woodwind Quintet (1958)
Published and available for sale by Edition Peters

29. Spectra (1958)

30. Fantasy for Four Celli (1959)
Published by MJQ Music, Margun Music

31. Concertino for Jazz Quartet and Orchestra (1959)
Published by MJQ Music
Available for hire by Hal Leonard

32. Progression in Tempo [Third Movement of Concertino] (1959)
for small jazz ensemble and string quartet
Published by MJQ Music
Available for sale by Hal Leonard

33. Conversations for Jazz Quartet and String Quartet (1959)
Published by MJQ Music
Available for hire by Hal Leonard

34. Seven Studies on Themes of Paul Klee (1959)

35. Abstraction, for 9 instruments (1960)
Published by MJQ Music
Available for hire by Hal Leonard

36. Capriccio for Tuba and Orchestra (1960)
Searching for more info

37. Lifelines (1960)
for flute, percussion, and guitar

38. Lines and Contrasts (1960)

39. Variants (1960)
for jazz quartet and orchestra
Published by AMP, Margun Music
Available for hire by G. Schirmer
 
40. Variants on a Theme of John Lewis (Django) (1960)
for jazz quartet and small ensemble
Published by MJQ Music
Available for sale by Hal Leonard

41. Curtain Raiser (1960)
for clarinet, flute, horn, and piano

42. Contrasts for Wind Quintet and Orchestra (1961)

43. Double Quintet for Wind and Brass Quintets (1961)

44. Music for Brass Quintet (1961)

45. Night Music (1961)
for bass clarinet, guitar, two basses, and drums. Also scored for Big Band.
Published by MJQ Music
Available for sale by Hal Leonard

46. Automation (music for a real or imagined film score) (1962)
for small orchestra
Published by AMP, Margun Music
Available for hire by G. Schirmer

47. Concerto for Piano No. 1 (1962)

48. Densities No. 1 (1962)
for clarinet, harp, vibraphone, and double bass
Published by MJQ Music
Available for sale by Hal Leonard

49. Journey into Jazz (1962)
for narrator, jazz quintet, and orchestra

50. Journey to the Stars (1962)
for orchestra and (optional) narrator

51. Movements (1962)
for flute and string orchestra
Available for hire by G. Schirmer

52. Six Renaissance Lyrics (1962)
for lyric tenor and chamber ensemble
Score available for sale by Hal Leonard

53. Studies for unaccompanied horn (1962)
Published by Oxford University Press

54. Composition in Three Parts (1963)

55. Meditation for Concert Band (1963)

56. Threnos (1963)
for solo oboe and orchestra
Available for hire by G. Schirmer

57. Diptych for Brass Quintet and Concert Band (1964)

58. Diptych for Brass Quintet and Orchestra (1964)

59. Episodes (1964)

60. Five Bagatelles (1964)

61. Five Shakespearean Songs (1964)
for baritone voice and orchestra

62. Meditation (1964)
for medium voice and piano
Published by E.B. Marks
Available for sale by Subito Music

63. American Triptych (1965)

64. String Quartet No. 2 (1965)
Available for sale by G. Schirmer

65. Symphony (1965)

66. Concerto for Orchestra No. 1 [Gala Music] (1966)

67. Five Etudes (1966)

68. Sacred Cantata (Psalm 98) (1966)
for chorus and orchestra
Available for hire by G. Schirmer

69. Study in Textures for Concert Band (1966)

70. The Visitation (1966)

71. Aphorisms (1967)
for solo flute and strings
Available for sale by Hal Leonard

72. Tear Drop (1967)
for chamber jazz ensemble
Published by AMP, Margun Music
Available for hire by G. Schirmer

73. Triplum I (1967)

74. Concerto for Doublebass and Chamber Orchestra (1968)

75. Fanfare for St. Louis (1968)
for full woodwind and brass sections of the orchestra, plus four percussionists
Published by AMP, Margun Music
Available for hire by G. Schirmer

76. Consequents (1969)
for orchestra
Available for hire by G. Schirmer

77. Duets for Unaccompanied Horns (1969)
Published by Oxford University Press

78. Shapes and Designs (1969)

79. Fantasy (1969)

80. The Fisherman and His Wife (1970)

81. Museum Piece for Renaissance Instruments and Orchestra (1970)

82. The Visitation, Suite from the Opera (1970)
for small jazz ensemble and orchestra

83. Concertino da camera (1971)

84. A Medieval Christmas (1971)
for approximately eight singers and chamber ensemble
Published by AMP, Margun Music
Available for hire by G. Schirmer

85. The Power Within Us, Oratorio (1971)
for baritone, narrator, chorus, and orchestra
Available for hire by G. Schirmer (Score available for purchase)

86. Capriccio Stravagante (1972)

87. Poems of Time and Eternity (1972)
for chorus and chamber ensemble

88. Tre invenzioni for Chamber Ensembles (1972)
for five groups of instruments
Available for hire by G. Schirmer
Premiere: 8/8/72; “Concert Honoring the 20th Anniversary of the Fromm Music Foundation”, Theatre-Concert Hall, Tanglewood (Conducted by the Composer)

89. Five Moods (1973)

90. Three Nocturnes (1973)

91. Concerto for Horn No. 2 (1975)

92. Four Soundscapes [Hudson Valley Reminiscences] (1975)
for orchestra
Available for hire by G. Schirmer (Score available for purchase)

93. Triplum II [Three Lyric Pieces for Instrumental Trios] (1975)

94. Concerto for Orchestra No. 2 (1976)
Available for hire by G. Schirmer (Score available for purchase)

95. Concerto for Violin (1976)

96. Triptych (1976)

97. Concerto for Contrabassoon (1978)

98. Deaï (Encounters) (1978)
for eight solo voices and three orchestras

99. Sonata Serenata (1978)
for clarinet, violin, cello, and piano

100. Concerto for Trumpet (1979)
Available for hire by G. Schirmer (Reduced score available)

101. Octet (1979)
for clarinet, bassoon, horn and string quintet
Available for purchase by Hal Leonard (Study score available)
 
102. Eine Kleine Posaunenmusik (1980)
for solo trombone and orchestra
Available for hire by G. Schirmer (Reduced score available)

103. Music for a Celebration (1980)
for chorus, audience, orchestra and offstage brass ensemble

104. Concerto for Piano No. 2 (1981)

105. Symphony No. 3: In Praise of Winds (1981)
for large wind ensemble
Available for hire by G. Schirmer

106. Symphony for Organ (1981)

107. Concerto for Alto Saxophone (1983)

108. Duologue (1983)
for violin and piano
Available for sale by Hal Leonard

109. Concerto Festivo for Brass Quintet and Orchestra (1984)
110. Concerto Quaternio for Four Solo Instruments and Four Orchestral Groups (1984)
for solo violin, flute, oboe, and trumpet
Available for hire by G. Schirmer

111. Jubilee Music (1984)
for orchestra
Available for hire by G. Schirmer

112. On Light Wings (1984)

113. Piano Trio (1984)
Available for sale by G. Schirmer

114. Concerto for Bassoon and Orchestra [Eine Kleine Fagottmusik] (1985)
 
115. Concerto for Viola (1985)

116. Farbenspiel [Concerto for Orchestra No. 3] (1985)

117. Franfare (1986)
for twelve trumpets
Searching for more info

118. Orgelwalzer (1986)

119. Sandpoint Rag (1986)
for chamber ensemble
Published by Margun Music
Available for sale by SheetMusicPlus

120. String Quartet No. 3 (1986)
Published by Shawnee Press

Available for sale by Hal Leonard

121. Thou Art the Son of God (1987) 
for chorus and chamber ensemble
Published by Margun Music
Available for hire by G. Schirmer

122. Chimeric Images (1988)
for larger chamber ensemble
Published by Margun Music, AMP
Available for hire by G. Schirmer

123. Bouquet for Collage (1988)
for pierrot ensemble with percussion
Published by Margun Music, AMP
Available for sale by G. Schirmer

124. Concerto for Flute and Orchestra (1988)
Available for hire by G. Schirmer (Study score available)

125. Concerto for String Quartet and Orchestra (1988)
Available for hire by G. Schirmer

126. Chamber Symphony (1989)
for orchestra
Available for hire by G. Schirmer

127. Five Impromptus (1989)
for English horn and string quartet
Available for sale by G. Schirmer

128. On Winged Flight (1989)
for concert band and three celli
Available for sale by Hal Leonard

129. Phantasmata (1989)
for violin and marimba
Published by Margun Music
Available for sale by SheetMusicPlus

130. Concerto for Piano Three Hands (Two Pianos and Chamber Orchestra) (1990)
Available for hire by G. Schirmer
131. Hommage à Rayechka (1990)
for eight celli or multiples (preferably 24, 32, or 40)
Available for hire by G. Schirmer

132. Impromptus and Cadenzas (1990)
for oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, violin, and cello
Available for sale by G. Schirmer

133. Song and Dance (1990)
for solo violin and large wind ensemble
Available for hire by G. Schirmer

134. A Trio Setting (1990)
for clarinet, violin, and piano
Available for sale by G. Schirmer

135. Concerto for Violin No. 2 (1991)
Available for hire by G. Schirmer

136. Music for Young People (1991)
for flute, violin, cello, and piano
Available for sale by G. Schirmer

137. Paradigm Exchanges (1991)
for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, and piano
Available for sale by G. Schirmer

138. And They All Played Ragtime (1992)
for orchestra
Available for hire by G. Schirmer

139. Festive Music (1992)
for wind band
Available for hire by G. Schirmer

140. Sonata-Fantasia (1992)
for piano

Available for sale by G. Schirmer141. Brass Quintet No. 2 (1993)
Published by AMP

Available for sale by G. Schirmer

142. Marimbology (1993)
for marimba

Available for sale by G. Schirmer (or Steve Weiss Music)

143. Of Reminiscences and Reflections (1993)
for orchestra

Available for hire by G. Schirmer (score available)

144. Ritmica-Melodica-Armonia (1993)
for orchestra

Available for hire by G. Schirmer

145. Concerto for Organ and Orchestra (1994)
Available for hire by G. Schirmer

146. Fantasy (1994)
for harp
Searching for more info
 
147. Fantasy Suite (1994)
for guitar
Available for sale by G. Schirmer

148. Headin’ Out, Movin’ In (1994)
for tenor saxophone and jazz ensemble
Published by Margun Music, AMP

149. Lament for M (1994) 
for jazz tenor saxophone and orchestra
Published by Margun Music, AMP
Available for hire by G. Schirmer

150. Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis (1994)
for chorus and organ

Available for sale by G. Schirmer

151. Mondrian’s Vision (1994)
for chamber choir and orchestra
Published by AMP
Available for hire by G. Schirmer

152. The Past is in the Present (1994)
for orchestra

Published by AMP
Available for hire by G. Schirmer

153. Rush Hour on 23rd Street (1994)
for tenor saxophone and jazz ensemble
Available for sale by Presto Sheet Music

154. Sextet (1994)
for solo piano (left hand), flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and horn
Available for sale by G. Schirmer

155. An Arc Ascending (1996)
for orchestra
 
Available for hire by G. Schirmer

156. Blue Dawn into White Heat (1997)
for concert band
Published by Margun Music, AMP
Available for hire by G. Schirmer

157. Bright and Sassy (1997)
for brass ensemble

Available for sale by G. Schirmer

158. The Black Warrior (1998)
for narrator, chorus, and orchestra
Available for hire by G. Schirmer

159. Ohio River Reflections (1999)
for horn, violin, viola, and piano
Available for sale by G. Schirmer

160. Sonata for Alto Saxophone (1999)
for alto saxophone and piano

Available for sale by G. Schirmer

161. Quodlibet (2001)
for oboe, horn, violin, cello, and harp
Unavailable

162. Concerto da camera No. 2 (2002)
for orchestra

Available for hire by G. Schirmer

163. String Quartet No. 4 (2002)
Available for sale by G. Schirmer
 
164. Encounters (2003)
for six voices (optional), alto sax, tenor sax, trumpet, jazz band, and orchestra
Available for hire by G. Schirmer

165. Grand Concerto for Percussion and Keyboards (2005)
for eight percussionists, harp, cello and piano
Available for hire by G. Schirmer

166. Nature’s Way (2006)
for concert band
Published by BandQuest (Hal Leonard)

167. Refrains (2006)
for tuba ensemble and two percussionists
Available for hire by G. Schirmer

168. Where the Word Ends (2007)
for orchestra

Available for hire by G. Schirmer 

169. Four Vignettes (2007)
for pierrot ensemble
Unpublished170. Concerto for Tuba and Orchestra No. 2 (2008)
Unavailable

171. Quintet for Horn and Strings (2009)
Available for sale by G. Schirmer
 
172. Three Small Adventures (2009)
for marimba

Published by Edition Peters
Available in Intermediate Masterworks for Marimba, Vol. 1

173. Bagatelle: With Swing (2010)
for orchestra

Available for hire by G. Schirmer

174. Four Soliloquies (2010)
for clarinet, cello, and piano
Available for sale by G. Schirmer

175. Sonata for Two Pianos, Four Hands (2010)
Available for sale by G. Schirmer

176. Dreamscape (2012)
for orchestra

Available for hire by G. Schirmer

177. Piano Trio No. 3 (2012)
Unavailable

178. Symphonic Images (2012)
for orchestra
Available for hire by G. Schirmer

179. Games (2013)
for chamber ensemble
Available for hire by G. Schirmer

180. String Quartet No. 5 (2013)
Unavailable

181. From Here to There (2013)
for wind ensemble, violin, and cello
Unpublished

182. Encomium (2013)
for winds, strings, piano, and vibraphone
Unpublished183. Magical Trumpets (2014)
for trumpet ensemble

Unavailable

184. Symphonic Triptych (2015)
for orchestra
Unpublished185. Singing Poems (2015)
for soprano and pierrot plus percussion
Unpublished

UNDATED WORKS

186. Five pieces (per cinque corni) (Unknown)
Published by Bèrben Edizioni musicali
Available for sale by Bèrben

187. Blues for Chamber Ensemble (Undated)
Searching for more info

188. Fanfare (Undated)
for four trumpets and four trombones
Published by Margun Music, Shawnee Press
Available for sale by Guitar Center

189. Pavane (hommage a Maurice Ravel) (Undated)
for cornet and piano
Published by Margun Music
Available for sale by Hickey’s Music Center (or Sheet Music Plus)

ARRANGEMENTS

190. Royal Palace (1967)
for orchestra

Published and available for hire by Universal Editions

191. Double Bass Quartets: Music from the Renaissance (Undated)
Published by Shawnee Press

Available for sale by Sheet Music Plus

192. Woodwind Quintet Transcriptions (Undated)
Published by Margun Music

Available for sale by Sheet Music Plus